Mangaluru, May 15, 2015: Addressing a gathering at a function organised by Halasangi Geleyara Prathisthana, Vijayapura and the Kannada Sahitya Parishat at the residence of scholar Amrut Someshwar.
Vice-Chancellor of Mangalore University K. Byrappa on may 14, Thursday said that there is a need to translate the works of scholar Amrut Someshwar in to other languages. VC Byrappa added the S.V. Parameshwara Bhatta Institute of Kannada Studies at the university could organise a series of lectures on the works of scholar Someshwar.
In addition, a study chair after him could be opened. The 80-year-old scholar was felicitated for his contribution to Kannada and Tulu literature. K. Chinnappa Gowda, a professor of Kannada at Mangalore, said that Tulu Samputa, Yakshagana Samputa, and Paddana Samputa of Mr. Someshwar deserved the Kendra Sahitya Academy Award. The prathisthana presented him a cash award of Rs. 51,000, a memento and a citation. Kannada Sahitya Parishat also presented him a memento. Many language leaders and enthusiasts were present.